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TVNZ and Disney Long-Term Programming Partnership

23 March 2006

TVNZ and The Walt Disney Company's BVITV (Asia Pacific) Announce Long-Term Programming Partnership

TVNZ is delighted to announce that it has concluded the renewal of its long-term agreement with Buena Vista International, the international supplier of Walt Disney television programming and feature films.

"This partnership with Buena Vista International will ensure TVNZ's continued supply of global television hits such as the phenomenon that is Desperate Housewives, as well as other New Zealand ratings winners such as Lost, Grey's Anatomy and Scrubs", says Stephen Smith, TVNZ's Head of Content.

In addition, the deal will supply TV2 with Disney's family-friendly, quality children's animation, and major movie box office attractions such as The Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man's Chest.

"BVITV's commitment to clients drives our business and we are thrilled to be extending this partnership with TVNZ, one of our key business partners in Asia Pacific", says Steve Macallister, BVITV-AP's senior vice president and managing director.

Buena Vista International has had an astonishing track record of success in supplying TVNZ and American networks with premium hit dramas and comedies, a track record that looks sure to continue with BVI's focus on quality television development and production.


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